Tuesday, March 15, 2011

It's All Greek To Me

On long tough days I dream of Greek food (any Greek food) to provide that relaxing bite at the end of the night. And time and time again I get requests from friends to whip up some tzatiki (greek yogurt dip). So now I give you the rights to my recipe:

  • 2 parts Greek yogurt (i.e. 32oz)
  • 1 part sour cream (i.e. 16 oz) special note - i actually do a taste test here and determine how tangy I want it that time, you can even omit if you'd like
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, and shredded
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced its amazing how the garlic reacts with the yogurt and intensifies the whole dish, start with one and go from there
  • salt, pepper and a drizzle of GOOD olive oil
  • a smidgen of mint

Take the shredded cucumber and remove all excess liquid. You can do this by placing it in a dishtowel and squeezing - every time it amazes me how much water there is! You can also put it in a little strainer and press on it until you're tired and most of the water is out.

Then mix all the ingredients together - and there you have it - the most refreshing comforting dip sauce you can imagine. It never gets old.
Thank you Eating Etc
Anyone up for a Greek fest soon???

2 comments:

  1. yummy and yes can we have a greek feast this weekend????

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  2. of course we can - any requests

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